Sea Level Rise Is Forcing This Island Nation To Buy Land 1200 Miles Away

The nation of Kiribati is a string of 30 or so tiny islands in the Pacific, each just a few feet above the sea. Thanks to climate change and rising seas, it's officially screwed. So Kiribati's government has come up with a drastic and unprecedented decision: buy 5,460 acres of land that is 1,200 miles away in a whole… »7/03/14 11:02am7/03/14 11:02am